Two Upcoming Korean Movies Set to Be Released Soon

The fourth season of ’The Roundup‘ is to be released soon.  Also, the film ’A Traveler‘s Needs,’ directed by Hong Sang-soo, which won the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the 74th Berlinale, is set to be relased soon in South Korea. Once again, it‘s time to immerse ourselves in cinema

A Traveler’s Needs (여행자의 필요)

The movie depicts the story of a woman from France who moves to Korea, teaching French to students in Wonju while immersing herself in the culture by enjoying makgeolli.

• Director : Hong Sang-soo
• Cast : Isabelle Huppert, Lee Hye-young, Kwon Hae-hyo, Cho Yun-hee, Ha Seong-guk, Kim Seung-yoon
• Release date : February 19, 2024 (Berlinale), April 24, 2024 (South Korea)

The Roundup: Punishment (범죄도시4)

The movie portrays a crime-fighting operation led by Detective Ma Seok-do, who confronts Baek Chang-gi, a former mercenary from a special forces unit involved in a large-scale online illegal gambling organization, and IT industry genius CEO Jang Dong-cheol. Joined by the return of Jang Yi-soo and the Cyber Team from the Kwangsoo Unit, they embark on a mission to eradicate crime.

• Director : Heo Myung-haeng
• Cast : Ma Dong-seok, Kim Mu-yeol, Park Ji-hwan, Lee Dong-hwi
• Release date : February 23, 2024 (Berlinale), April 24, 2024 (South Korea), May 3, 2024 (United States)

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